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Old Shanghai Food and Walking Tour

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    What to Expect
    Meet up with your tour guide and group of fellow food-lovers near People's Square to embark on your 3-hour food walking tour. Set off through the back streets of Old Shanghai, learning about the culinary culture and history of the bustling city as you stroll. Stop at traditional restaurants and street vendors alike over the course of eight tastings. Pass some of the last remaining collective housing, or shikumen, in the city and see where vendors from the Gansu and Xinjiang provinces sell their traditional foods. 

    Your tastings will include some of the following (menu subject to change):
    • Xinjiang (stone-oven naan)
    • Chang shou mian (longevity noodles)
    • Xie ke huang (crab shell pastry)
    • Sheng jian bao (pan-fried dumplings)
    • Xiao long bao (baked dumplings)
    • Deep-fried wontons
    • Stir-fried bullfrog
    • Traditional Chinese yellow wine
    • Popular Shanghainese dessertsAll tastings are included, and add up to a full meal.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    People's Square, Huangpu, Shanghai, China
    Departure Time
    5:00 PM
    Duration
    3h
    Return Details
    Yunnan South Road, Yun Nan Nan Lu, Huangpu Qu, Shanghai Shi, China
    Inclusions
    • Food tastings
    • Local guide
    Exclusions
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Transportation to/from attractions
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
    • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
    • Please be on time at meeting point, as there is no pickup service for this tour
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Our 6.5 year rated this tour second on her list after Disneyland, It was a blast. Our host was informative , engaged and gave us an indepth background around the dishes and the "real" Shanghai. We cannot recommend enough.
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    Response from EatingAdventures88, Manager at Old Shanghai Food and Walking Tour
    Responded 15 Jun 2019
    Thanks for the great review. What can we say, we will take second place to Disneyland any day! Ting is a great guide, and a true Shanghai local. Thanks for your recommendation. regards Wai
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    Fantastic 3 hour private (there were only 2 of us) walk around the old town with Ting. She was extremely friendly and knowledgable about the local food and Shanghai life. We got to try the famous steamed/fried dumplings, frog based rice, Muslim lamb kebabs, local wine,
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    I have been on many food tours in different countries and this was my favorite so far. Our guide, Scarlett, was so friendly, knowledgeable and enthusiastic about the delicious food, it was infectious. My girls and I sampled several kinds of dumplings and noodles along with
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    We had a really nice evening on our Eating Adventures food tour of Shanghai, trying everything from bullfrog to rice wine to dumplings to scallion pancakes. I'm still stuffed the next morning! Scarlett was a terrific tour-guide… she explained all kinds of things about the foods
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    My husband and I were just in Shanghai for a couple days and we were very underwhelmed with the food we were able to find on our own. We booked the food tour late, the morning of the day we took it. They were very accommodating arranging a tour that day for just the two of us.
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